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Supporting New Students: Navigating Change & Academic Challenge

Joining a new school is an important moment for both students and parents. While parents are always excited to wave goodbye to their child as they step onto their new school campus, they may wonder about how their child is faring in this new...

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Social and Emotional Learning: Halcyon's Cooperation Challenge

Cooperation is a crucial skill for our students, key to becoming balanced, caring communicators that will thrive in the International Baccalaureate and make a difference in their lives beyond Halcyon. While we all recognise that we can achieve...

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Ofsted 2020: Halcyon Rated Outstanding In All Categories

“Pupils’ love of learning shines through at Halcyon. Leaders’ ambition for pupils to achieve their potential is high. Pupils’ quality of work is excellent. Pupils are respectful, self-confident, independent and quietly determined.”

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#RemoteLearningSnapshot: Digital Workouts in PHE

Throughout the Remote Learning period, our teachers have innovatively adapted our virtual learning environment to be more than just an online classroom. Our team has developed ways for our students to overcome the potential challenges of...

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Remote Learning at Halcyon: an interactive digital community

As the cheerful noise of the Google Hangouts Meet connection rings out, we’re faced by a smiling teacher in her living room who eagerly awaits the prompt to tell us all about her virtual lesson. English and English Plus (EAL) teacher Lindsey...

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Lunch at Halcyon: Designing a blueprint for healthy futures

Every Friday marks the end of a busy week for our Catering team. As our Kitchen Porters Richard and Michel safely wheel away the emptied bowls and plates from our cafeteria, our Chef Manager, Jackie, leads us into the Catering office to share an...

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Grade 7 become Bespoke Designers: 'Halcyon Who?'

In every vibrant corner of our school, staff members are busy together building an ever-improving learning environment. While we make every effort to make our community close, Grade 7 are unlikely to have had the chance to familiarise themselves...

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English Plus at Halcyon: Building a Community

Our new English as an Additional Language (EAL) teacher took a few minutes out of her busy work supporting students to give us an insight into how Halcyon’s new programme is already enriching students’ love of learning. 

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Student Wellbeing - This year’s goals

At Halcyon, for the year of 2018/19, we aim to build a proactive culture of reflection and trust.

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Cognitive Coaching at Halcyon

This term, the new teaching staff members along with the HR Manager, Bejal Shah and the Marketing Communications Coordinator, Katy Wrench attended Cognitive Coaching®. All of our new teachers aim to complete the 8 day programme within their first...

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